- (with concrete) pavimentar; (with flagstones) enlosar; (with stones) empedrar*, adoquinar; (with bricks) enladrillar they thought the streets were paved with gold there creían que allí ataban a los perros con longanizas [humorístico/humorous], creían que aquello era Jauja [familiar/colloquial] to pave the way for sth allanar or preparar el terreno para algo
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The most famous celebrations of Holy Week in the Spanish-speaking world are held in Seville. Lay brotherhoods, cofradías, process through the city in huge parades between Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday. Costaleros bear the pasos, huge floats carrying religious figures made of painted wood. Others, nazarenos (Nazarenes) and penitentes (penitents) walk alongside the pasos, in their distinctive costumes. During the processions they sing saetas, flamenco verses mourning Christ's passion. The Seville celebrations date back to the sixteenth century.